MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)

Performance Results

Benchmarks - excluding HDD
Gaming
Gaming 44%
Speed boat
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 62%
Destroyer
PC StatusOverall this PC is performing as expected (48th percentile). This means that out of 100 PCs with exactly the same components, 52 performed better. The overall PC percentile is the average of each of its individual components.
ProcessorWith a good single core score, this CPU can easily handle the majority of general computing tasks. Additionally this processor can handle moderate workstation, and even light server workloads. Finally, with a gaming score of 74.1%, this CPUs suitability for 3D gaming is very good.
Graphics42.3% is a reasonable 3D score (GTX 1070 = 100%). This GPU can handle the majority of recent games but it will struggle with resolutions greater than 1080p at ultra detail levels. (Note: general computing tasks don't require 3D graphics)
Boot Drive88.4% is a very good SSD score. This drive is suitable for moderate workstation use, it will facilitate fast boots, responsive applications and ensure minimum IO wait times.
Memory16GB is enough RAM to run any version of Windows and it's more than sufficient for nearly all games. 16GB also allows for very large file and system caches, software development and batch photo editing/processing.
OS VersionWindows 10 is the most recent version of Windows, and the best to date in our opinion.
High background CPU (22%). High background CPU reduces benchmark accuracy. Find active processes with Windows task manager (CTRL+SHIFT+ESC).
SystemMicro-Star MS-7A34
MotherboardMSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34)  (all builds)
Memory13.8 GB free of 16 GB @ 1.1 GHz
Display1366 x 768 - 32 Bit colors
OSWindows 10
BIOS Date20170316
Uptime0 Days
Run DateJul 17 '17 at 17:49
Run Duration86 Seconds
Run User DOM-User
Background CPU 22%

 PC Performing as expected (48th percentile)

Actual performance vs. expectations. The graphs show user score (x) vs user score frequency (y).

Processor Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
AMD Ryzen 5 1600-$195
AM4, 1 CPU, 6 cores, 12 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 3.4 GHz (avg)
Performing below expectations (23rd percentile)
74.1% Very good
SC Int 95.3
SC Float 100
SC Mixed 101
79% 98.7 Pts
QC Int 318
QC Float 341
QC Mixed 337
75% 332 Pts
MC Int 830
MC Float 848
MC Mixed 851
126% 843 Pts
Poor: 70%
This bench: 74.1%
Great: 93%
Graphics Card Bench 3D DX9 3D DX10 3D DX11
Nvidia GTX 1050 Ti-$145
CLim: 1974 MHz, MLim: 1752 MHz, Ram: 4GB, Driver: 376.9
Performing way above expectations (91st percentile)
42.3% Average
Lighting 141
Reflection 83.7
Parallax 125
42% 117 fps
MRender 82.5
Gravity 126
Splatting 87.5
43% 98.5 fps
Poor: 36%
This bench: 42.3%
Great: 43%
Drive Bench Sequential Random 4k Deep queue 4k
Samsung 850 Evo 250GB-$88
195GB free
Firmware: EMT01B6Q Max speed: SATA 3.0 600 MB/s
SYSTEM NCQ 4KALIGNED SSD TRIM S.M.A.R.T
Performing below expectations (31st percentile)
88.4% Excellent
Read 507
Write 408
Mixed 420
99% 445 MB/s
4K Read 36.9
4K Write 74.1
4K Mixed 26.9
130% 46 MB/s
DQ Read 39
DQ Write 167
DQ Mixed 21.6
40% 76 MB/s
Poor: 67%
This bench: 88.4%
Great: 116%
Memory Kit Bench Multi core Single core Latency
Corsair CMU16GX4 2x8GB
2 of 4 slots used
16GB DIMM DDR4 clocked @ 1067 MHz
Performing as expected (47th percentile)
75.6% Very good
MC Read 28.8
MC Write 27.8
MC Mixed 25.6
78% 27.4 GB/s
SC Read 18.8
SC Write 27.6
SC Mixed 23.3
66% 23.2 GB/s
Latency 106
38% 106 ns
Poor: 40%
This bench: 75.6%
Great: 97%
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 System Memory Latency Ladder

L1/L2/L3 CPU cache and main memory (DIMM) access latencies in nano seconds.

Typical B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34) Builds (Compare 4,443 builds) See popular component choices, score breakdowns and rankings.
Gaming
Gaming 92%
Nuclear submarine
Desktop
Desktop 75%
Battleship
Workstation
Workstation 72%
Battleship

Motherboard: MSI B350 TOMAHAWK (MS-7A34) - $100

EDIT WITH CUSTOM PC BUILDER Value: 84% - Excellent Total price: $956
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